Mission and Money: Understanding the University by Burton A. Weisbrod, Jeffrey P. Ballou, Evelyn D. Asch

By Burton A. Weisbrod, Jeffrey P. Ballou, Evelyn D. Asch

Undertaking and cash is going past the typical concentrate on elite universities and examines the complete better schooling undefined, together with the quickly starting to be for-profit faculties. the sphere contains examine universities, four-year faculties, two-year faculties, and non-degree-granting occupation academies. Many associations pursue mission-related actions which are frequently unprofitable and have interaction in ecocnomic profit elevating actions to finance them. This ebook includes a good buy of unique examine on colleges' profit resources from university, donations, learn, patents, endowments, and different actions. It considers lobbying, distance schooling, and the realm industry, in addition to ads, branding, and acceptance. The pursuit of profit, whereas necessary to in attaining the undertaking of upper studying, is typically in clash with that challenge itself. the strain among project and cash can also be highlighted within the bankruptcy at the profitability of intercollegiate athletics. The concluding bankruptcy investigates implications of the research for public coverage.

Show description

Read or Download Mission and Money: Understanding the University PDF

Similar industrial books

Industrial Tourism: Opportunities for City and Enterprise

Business tourism, outlined the following as tourism regarding visits to operational businesses and business history, deals possibilities for person organizations and for towns yet how can or not it's organised in this type of means that they the advantages outweigh the prices for either? via analysing case experiences of Wolfsburg, Cologne, will pay de los angeles Loire, Turin, Shanghai and Rotterdam, this booklet examines how business tourism might be effectively constructed, leading to concrete thoughts for towns and corporations with pursuits during this box.

The Conservatives and Industrial Efficiency, 1951-1964: Thirteen Wasted Years?

The Conservatives and business potency, 1951-1964 responds to the necessity for an entire overview of the Conservatives functionality during this the most important interval. Drawing upon a variety of archival assets, Nick Tiratsoo and Jim Tomlinson discover the various elements of the potency query. starting with the main factor of makes an attempt within the Nineteen Fifties to americanize British undefined, the authors additionally talk about the Conservatives coverage on ompetition, schooling and coaching, funding and study and improvement.

Sulphur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxides in Industrial Waste Gases: Emission, Legislation and Abatement

D. VAN VELZEN fee of the eu groups, Joint examine Centre Ispra, atmosphere Institute, 1-21020 Ispra (Varese) ITAL Y 1. advent around the world, there's an ever expanding curiosity and crisis concerning the harmful results of pollution on man's surroundings. The transforming into wisdom of those results has printed the necessity to take sufficient measures to lessen the emission of air polluting items.

New Trends in Mechanism and Machine Science: From Fundamentals to Industrial Applications

This paintings offers the newest examine within the mechanism and computing device technology box and its functions. the subjects coated comprise: theoretical kinematics, computational kinematics, mechanism layout, experimental mechanics, mechanics of robots, dynamics of equipment, dynamics of multi-body structures, keep an eye on problems with mechanical structures, mechanisms for biomechanics, novel designs, mechanical transmissions, linkages and manipulators, micro-mechanisms, instructing equipment, background of mechanism technological know-how and business and non-industrial functions.

Extra resources for Mission and Money: Understanding the University

Example text

Public support of higher education, even higher education carried out by private institutions, has a long history in the United States. It was never true that private colleges operated without public – that is, governmental – support. 14 Mission and Money By the 1870s, the foundations of the system of land-grant public universities had been laid, and it is then that private colleges began to identify themselves as different in nature – and certainly funding – from public colleges. ” The higher education historian Frederick Rudolph (1990) comments wryly that “the myth of the privately endowed independent college” (the term nonprofit being not yet in use) was not promoted “until the colleges discovered that they could no longer feed at the public trough and had, in one sense, indeed become private” (p.

S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics 2007b. 9 Total Federal State & local Private gifts, Sales, Sales revenue Tuition Federal State & local grants & grants & grants & Endowment services of auxiliary Other (in millions) & fees appropriations appropriations contracts contracts contracts income educ. 1. Sources of revenue at colleges and universities by ownership, 2006 The Higher Education Business and the Business of Higher Education 31 At public colleges and universities, support from one level of government or another is dominant – 65 percent at 4-year schools and 78 percent at 2year schools.

The University of Phoenix’s parent company, Apollo Group, leases all of its properties, according to its 2007 annual report. Career Education Corporation and Corinthian Colleges lease 95 percent or more of their campus properties, according to their annual reports. DeVry University, perhaps because some of its campuses predate the modern model of the for-profit university, leased only 42 percent of its major undergraduate campuses in 2006, as reported in their annual report. To teach their classes, for-profits use large numbers of adjunct faculty.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.75 of 5 – based on 30 votes